Treaty with The Iowa
November 23, 1837
Articles of a treaty made at the city of Saint Louis,
between Joshua Pilcher, thereto specially authorized by the
President of the United States, and the Ioway [Iowa] Indians,
by their chiefs and delegates.
THE Ioway Indians cede to the United States all the right
and interest in the land ceded by the treaty, concluded with
them and other tribes on the 15th of July 1830, which they
might be entitled to claim, by virtue of the phraseology employed
in the second article of said treaty.
In consideration of the cession contained in the preceding
article, the United States stipulate to pay them two thousand
five hundred dollars ($2,500) in horses, goods and presents,
upon their signing this treaty in the city of Saint Louis.
The expenses of this negotiation and of the chiefs and delegates
signing this treaty to the city of Washington and to their
homes to be paid by the United States.
This treaty to be binding upon the contracting parties when
the same shall be ratified by the United States.
In witness whereof the said Joshua Pilcher and the undersigned
chiefs and delegates of said Indians have hereunto set their
hands at the city of Saint Louis, this twenty-third day of
November A. D. 1837.
- Joshua Pilcher, U. S. Indian agent.
Signed in presence of -
- E. A. Hitchcock, Captain U. S. Army
- John B Farpy.
- L. G. C. Bliss.
- (To the Indian names are subjoined marks.)
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